Game: “Akai Katana”

Akai Katana Review

Our Rating
out of 5.0

This game was reviewed on Xbox 360 Rising Star Games brings their first effort into North America with developer Cave Interactive’s bullet hell, side scrolling shoot ‘em up, Akai Katana.  This Japanese, arcade-style shooter is one that fans of both the genre and the developer will love.  But does it hold up to a North American market release?  Let’s take a look. Akai Katana is a true “bullet hell” shooter; an arcade-style shooter that not only… Read On »


posted June 3, 2012 - 8:00 am in by


Akai Katana

Akai Katana is set in a parallel world resembling Japan’s Taisho period, where the people have discovered the powerful Blood Swords. Requiring human sacrifices to unleash their immense destructive power, these swords have been used by the empire to crush neighboring countries. However, all the bloodshed and power gained through sacrificing close family members has made some of the swordsmen think twice. With new fighter planes and the powered up swords at their disposal, this… Read On »